2010 Archive

Howzat - Dennis to host cricket groundsmen seminar

Howzat - Dennis to host cricket groundsmen seminar

Following on from a successful series of seminars in 2010, Dennis Mowers is now focusing its attention on the specific needs of Cricket groundsmen. Hosted by Uxbridge Cricket Club, in conjunction with Dennis and Cricketworld, the specialist seminar will take place on Thursday 10th February 2011 (9.30am registration).
S500 PLUS at BTME

Sharp as a razor at BTME

Following on from a successful and exciting 2010, Dennis will kick-off 2011 by displaying their range of British manufactured, high quality professional groundcare products on stand A4 at BTME.
Favoured by many of the country’s top sporting venues, local authorities, contractors, gardeners and local clubs, the range has been developed with continual customer feedback.

Dennis display diverse range

Following on from a successful show at Saltex, Dennis will be displaying its comprehensive range of British manufactured, high quality, professional groundscare products at Scotsturf. Favoured by many of the country’s top sporting venues, local authorities, gardeners, contractors and local clubs, the range has been developed with continual customer feedback.

FT is great in Yarmouth

Against the backdrop of the ‘Golden Mile’ and expansive sandy beaches, a Dennis FT610 mower is hard at work keeping Great Yarmouth’s Britannia Bowling Greens in tip top condition. The greens maintenance team at Great Yarmouth Borough Council, who look after seven greens in total, have their work cut out during the month of September, when the popular seaside resort plays host to The Festival of Bowls each year.
Team Dennis backs groundcare with another customer focused innovation

Team Dennis backs groundcare with another customer focused innovation

Dennis shows its commitment to meeting customers’ needs by unveiling the new Razor Standard at Saltex. The Dennis range of British manufactured, high quality, professional groundscare products, meets the needs of groundsmen, greenkeepers and gardeners who often have highly individual requirements.

Razor at the cutting edge of Dennis Saltex offering

Dennis returns to Saltex on stand W58 showcasing their range of British manufactured, high quality, professional groundscare products. The company is synonymous with ornamental and fine turf sports surfaces, meeting the needs of groundsmen, greenkeepers and gardeners who often have highly individual needs.

Groundsmen and Greenkeepers bowled over by Dennis Seminar

Rounding off their 2010 Spring Seminar programme, Dennis Mowers recently held a Fine Turf Maintenance Seminar at Uxbridge Cricket Club. The event was organised in conjunction with Richard Taylor Machinery of Aylesbury who was delighted with the attendance figures. Over 50 Groundsmen heard presentations from Richard Brown of British Seed Houses, Geoff Yelland from AmegA Sciences and grounds maintenance expert Dave Bracey.

Dennis supply mowers to the World Cup in South Africa

Midlands based mower manufacturer Dennis have won a prestigious order to supply a total of 27 machines to the stadia and training facilities at the 2010 FIFA World Cup. These will be supplied through Dennis’ partner Smith Turf, one of South Africa’s largest dealers based in Johannesburg with a network of support centres around the country.
Raising the Bar

Raising the Bar

With strict regulations in place to protect worker’s exposure to hand-arm vibration (HAV), professional grounds maintenance equipment manufacturer Dennis, are continually striving to improve their machines in recognition of the need to counteract harmful vibration. Vibration can damage blood vessels and nerves in the fingers, leading to a loss of feeling in the fingers and hands. It can cause the industrial disease ‘vibration white finger’ which, in extreme cases can make it too painful for workers to hold equipment.

Versatile Dennis cricket mower just the job for part time groundsmen

A Dennis cricket pitch mower is providing a flexible solution for the enthusiastic grounds team at Braunton Cricket Club in Devon. Paul Mitcham, Chairman of Braunton Cricket Club, juggles a busy career as a driving instructor with maintaining the playing condition of the pitch. He explains: “We used professional groundstaff for about 10 years but due to financial restraints, myself and a colleague at the club, who is a policeman, decided to take over and share the responsibilities. We loved the work involved so we really didn’t mind!”
Dennis 'ead back from up north

Dennis 'ead back from up north

Whilst the outdoor conditions weren’t great more than 150 groundsmen heard presentations from Richard Brown of British Seed Houses, Roy Daniels from the IOG, Dr Christian Spring, Jay Dobson and Fiona Crossly from the STRI, Ian Henderson from Golf Finance and grounds maintenance expert, Dave Bracey. Bowls Clubs, Local Authorities, Contractors and private users were amongst the attendees keeping the speakers busy with questions from the floor.
All change at St Mirren

All change at St Mirren

St Mirren Football Club relocated from their old stadium on Love Street to a modern, state of the art stadium on Greenhill Road in January of this year. “This signified not just a change in location, but also a total change in pitch construction,” says Thomas Docherty, head groundsman at the Club. “The old pitch was a traditional soil construction with no proper irrigation, whilst the pitch at the new ground is made of Fibresand together with an up-to-date irrigation system”.
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